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Simimeryx minutus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Praetragulidae

Taxonomy
Leptomeryx minutus was named by Peterson (1934). Its type specimen is CM 11913, a mandible (Portion of right ramus of mandible with P4-M2), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Red Narrows, which is in a Duchesnean terrestrial horizon in the Duchesne River Formation of Utah.

It was recombined as Simimeryx minutus by Gazin (1955), Golz (1976) and Vislobokova (2001).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Leptomeryx minutus Peterson
1955Simimeryx minutus Gazin
1976Simimeryx minutus Golz
2001Simimeryx minutus Vislobokova p. S140

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
infraorderTragulina
superfamilyHypertraguloidea
familyPraetragulidae
genusSimimeryx
speciesminutus()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available